We are an award winning music education agency & lead partner for the Bournemouth & Poole Music Education Hub. With a partnership network of schools, local music providers, National Portfolio Organisations & independent practitioners, our work enables children & young people to experience, develop, progress perform through music & the wider arts …

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“Music chose me, not the other way round!” – Guest blogger, composer John. K Miles

Posted on: 18th January 2019

Leading on from our ‘Meet a musician’ series, we thought it was time to ‘Meet a Composer’. This term, contemporary composer and long-term SoundStorm partner, John K. Miles, is our guest blogger – filling us in on his life and ambitions as a composer and music educator. In this week’s blog, John sits down with...
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Posted on: 21st November 2018

A SoundStorm Broadcast 3rd July 2019, Upton Country Park Poole Taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, an era-defining broadcast that captured the imagination of the world, SoundStorm and the Bournemouth and Poole Music Education Hub presents Transmission, our biennial celebration. The micro-festival will explore themes of communication, individual expression and collaboration...
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From Classroom to Concert Hall

Posted on: 7th December 2018

The journey to the Royal Albert Hall; A SoundStorm Film On November 5th, over 250 students from Bournemouth and Poole travelled to London to perform the Massed ensemble centre-piece at the Music for Youth Proms, joining 300+ students from the Isle of Wight and Southampton Music Hubs and members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Performing...
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Life-changing music therapy to children with disabilities in Poole

Posted on: 30th October 2018

Nordoff Robbins delivers life-changing music therapy to children with disabilities in Poole   September saw the start of a new initiative providing music therapy for children with disabilities at Winchelsea School, delivered by the UK’s leading music therapy charity, Nordoff Robbins.   Working out of their own centres, and in partnership with a variety of organisations across the...
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The Art of Rap: A two-day masterclass with Ric Flo

21st and 22nd February at Absolute Music We’re looking for young people aged 14-17 to join a two-day rap masterclass, led by rap artist Ric Flo and with production support from Tony Bones, both of acclaimed hip-hop collective, Jungle Brown. Spread across two days– this masterclass will enable young people interested in developing their lyrical...
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Orchestral Evolution 2018/19

Your school is invited to join our pioneering ensemble project: Orchestral Evolution. Orchestral Evolution is a new score for a ‘pop-up orchestra’ in your school that welcomes all instruments and abilities.
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Please can you send a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who took the course! My children have come home so inspired and filled with confidence after the 3 days. What you all do is amazing and we are extremely grateful.

Kate Williams, Parent

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